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Ms. McCord from New York NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

We Love Mo Willems!

Help me give my students Mo Willems books to continue our love of Piggie and Elephant.

  • $342 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My class is made up of English Language Learners, general education students, and students with disabilities. Even with their various learning challenges and language challenges, my students never fail to exceed my expectations, which as a teacher is always humbling. These incredible learners deserve to have the supplies they need.

“Teaching children is an accomplishment; Getting children excited about learning is an achievement.”

–Robert John Meehan.

My First Graders are very enthusiastic and excited learners. They just need some additional tools to get them on their way to learning.

My Project

Mo Willems is a favorite author in my first grade classroom. My students love his characters, especially Piggie and Elephant. They laugh hysterically when I read these books and are able to really remember what has happened in each book of the series.

Students who do not know English are captivated by these silly stories.

These books make it easy to teach reading strategies to students. I can also use them to teach a character study, grammar and even writing units.

These books also encourage my students to keep reading. Some of them are unable to read Mo Willems books yet, so they have made these books their goal!

Ms. McCord
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Elephant and Piggie by Mo Willems - 5 book paperback bundle set. I'm A Frog; Let's Go for a Drive; I Will Surprise My Friend; I Am Invited to a Party; Happy Pig Day. 5 book collection. • Amazon Business $59.50 1 $59.50
Pigeon Pack (5 Book Set) (The Duckling Gets a Cookie!?; The Pigeon Finds a Hot Dog!; Don't Let Pigeon the Stay Up Late!; The Pigeon Wants a Puppy!; Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!) • Amazon Business $58.64 1 $58.64
Elephant 7" & Piggie 5" Soft Toys • Amazon Business $28.00 1 $28.00
Don't Let The Pigeon Drive the Bus - Plush Stuffed Animals (with Voice) • Amazon Business $26.00 1 $26.00
Should I Share My Ice Cream? (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • Amazon Business $9.97 1 $9.97
I Am Going! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • Amazon Business $9.44 1 $9.44
A Big Guy Took My Ball! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • Amazon Business $9.27 1 $9.27
My New Friend Is So Fun! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • Amazon Business $9.01 1 $9.01
Are You Ready to Play Outside? (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • Amazon Business $9.00 1 $9.00
I Love My New Toy! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Can I Play Too? (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • Amazon Business $8.49 1 $8.49
There is a Bird on Your Head! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • Amazon Business $8.48 1 $8.48
Today I Will Fly! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) • Amazon Business $7.98 1 $7.98

Materials cost

$252.77

Vendor shipping charges

$3.99

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.79

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$290.55

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$51.27

Total project goal

$341.82

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$341.82

7 Donors

-$289.32

Donations toward project cost

-$245.93

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$43.39

match offer

-$52.50

Match offer toward project cost

-$44.62

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.88

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$0.00

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